Table 2. Apparent alcohol consumption for States, census regions, and the United States, 2007.
[Volume and ethanol in thousands of gallons, per capita consumption in gallons, based on population age 14 and older]
State or other geographic area Beer Wine Spirits All beverages
Volume Ethanol Per capita Volume Ethanol Per capita Volume Ethanol Per capita Ethanol Per capita U.S. decile
Alabama 103,905 4,676 1.24 6,381 823 0.22 5,117 2,103 0.56 7,602 2.02 9
Alaska 15,930 717 1.32 1,874 242 0.45 1,415 582 1.07 1,540 2.84 2
Arizona 152,116 6,845 1.36 13,032 1,681 0.33 9,341 3,839 0.76 12,366 2.45 5
Arkansas 54,473 2,451 1.07 3,008 388 0.17 3,320 1,365 0.60 4,204 1.84 10
California 694,575 31,256 1.07 125,250 16,157 0.55 51,001 20,961 0.72 68,375 2.34 6
Colorado 112,196 5,049 1.29 14,120 1,822 0.47 9,535 3,919 1.00 10,789 2.75 2
Connecticut 59,186 2,663 0.93 12,827 1,655 0.58 5,909 2,429 0.85 6,747 2.35 6
Delaware 21,735 978 1.39 3,250 419 0.59 2,135 877 1.25 2,275 3.23 1
Dist. of Columbia 15,053 677 1.35 3,836 495 0.99 1,967 808 1.61 1,981 3.95 1
Florida 436,764 19,654 1.30 57,313 7,393 0.49 34,186 14,050 0.93 41,098 2.72 3
Georgia 195,525 8,799 1.16 14,995 1,934 0.26 11,784 4,843 0.64 15,576 2.06 8
Hawaii 31,358 1,411 1.34 4,008 517 0.49 2,046 841 0.80 2,769 2.62 3
Idaho 30,810 1,386 1.18 6,735 869 0.74 1,935 795 0.67 3,051 2.59 4
Illinois 282,149 12,697 1.22 32,742 4,224 0.41 18,455 7,585 0.73 24,506 2.36 6
Indiana 129,115 5,810 1.14 9,699 1,251 0.24 8,975 3,689 0.72 10,750 2.10 8
Iowa 75,735 3,408 1.40 3,220 415 0.17 3,992 1,641 0.67 5,464 2.24 7
Kansas 58,017 2,611 1.17 2,560 330 0.15 3,500 1,438 0.64 4,379 1.96 9
Kentucky 80,559 3,625 1.05 4,679 604 0.17 5,318 2,186 0.63 6,414 1.85 10
Louisiana 122,963 5,533 1.57 7,531 971 0.28 6,959 2,860 0.81 9,365 2.65 3
Maine 31,275 1,407 1.27 3,668 473 0.43 2,149 883 0.80 2,764 2.49 4
Maryland 103,401 4,653 1.01 12,738 1,643 0.36 9,418 3,871 0.84 10,167 2.21 7
Massachusetts 121,219 5,455 1.01 25,546 3,295 0.61 11,210 4,607 0.86 13,357 2.48 4
Michigan 202,770 9,125 1.11 19,018 2,453 0.30 15,532 6,384 0.78 17,962 2.19 7
Minnesota 108,608 4,887 1.16 10,520 1,357 0.32 9,999 4,110 0.97 10,354 2.45 5
Mississippi 75,600 3,402 1.46 2,171 280 0.12 3,876 1,593 0.68 5,275 2.26 7
Missouri 141,305 6,359 1.33 11,017 1,421 0.30 9,118 3,748 0.78 11,528 2.41 5
Montana 27,900 1,256 1.59 2,165 279 0.35 1,652 679 0.86 2,214 2.80 2
Nebraska 46,013 2,071 1.45 2,272 293 0.21 2,339 961 0.67 3,325 2.33 6
Nevada 77,411 3,483 1.71 10,061 1,298 0.54 6,280 2,581 1.27 7,362 3.61 1
New Hampshire 42,075 1,893 1.74 6,252 807 0.74 4,631 1,903 1.75 4,603 4.22 1
New Jersey 145,932 6,567 0.93 30,240 3,901 0.55 14,754 6,064 0.86 16,532 2.34 6
New Mexico 49,608 2,232 1.41 3,784 488 0.31 2,714 1,115 0.71 3,836 2.43 5
New York 328,061 14,763 0.92 57,880 7,467 0.46 26,594 10,930 0.68 33,159 2.06 8
North Carolina 189,055 8,507 1.16 15,636 2,017 0.28 10,052 4,131 0.56 14,656 2.00 9
North Dakota 18,427 829 1.57 959 124 0.23 1,394 573 1.08 1,526 2.88 2
Ohio 277,088 12,469 1.33 18,121 2,338 0.25 10,249 4,212 0.45 19,019 2.03 9
Oklahoma 76,208 3,429 1.18 3,936 508 0.17 4,080 1,677 0.58 5,614 1.93 9
Oregon 88,380 3,977 1.29 11,794 1,521 0.49 6,045 2,484 0.81 7,983 2.59 3
Pennsylvania 306,675 13,800 1.34 19,176 2,474 0.24 14,784 6,076 0.59 22,350 2.16 8
Rhode Island 22,005 990 1.13 3,669 473 0.54 1,916 787 0.90 2,251 2.56 4
South Carolina 114,300 5,144 1.43 6,825 880 0.24 6,711 2,758 0.77 8,782 2.44 5
South Dakota 21,668 975 1.51 1,092 141 0.22 1,346 553 0.86 1,669 2.59 4
Tennessee 126,428 5,689 1.13 7,784 1,004 0.20 6,814 2,801 0.56 9,494 1.89 10
Texas 585,365 26,341 1.41 39,223 5,060 0.27 25,595 10,519 0.56 41,921 2.25 7
Utah 33,615 1,513 0.75 2,490 321 0.16 2,097 862 0.43 2,696 1.34 10
Vermont 15,975 719 1.37 2,462 318 0.61 891 366 0.70 1,403 2.68 3
Virginia 158,732 7,143 1.13 20,053 2,587 0.41 8,897 3,657 0.58 13,386 2.13 8
Washington 130,388 5,867 1.11 20,435 2,636 0.50 9,488 3,900 0.74 12,403 2.35 6
West Virginia 41,648 1,874 1.24 1,215 157 0.10 1,566 644 0.42 2,675 1.76 10
Wisconsin 157,185 7,073 1.54 11,758 1,517 0.33 12,405 5,098 1.11 13,689 2.98 1
Wyoming 14,147 637 1.49 766 99 0.23 1,142 469 1.10 1,205 2.82 2
Regions
Northeast 1,072,403 48,258 1.06 161,720 20,862 0.46 82,838 34,046 0.75 103,166 2.28  
Midwest 1,518,080 68,314 1.27 122,978 15,864 0.29 97,305 39,992 0.74 124,170 2.30  
South 2,501,715 112,577 1.26 210,575 27,164 0.30 147,795 60,744 0.68 200,485 2.25  
West 1,458,435 65,630 1.17 216,515 27,930 0.50 104,691 43,028 0.77 136,588 2.43  
U.S. total 6,550,633 294,778 1.21 711,788 91,821 0.38 432,629 177,810 0.73 564,410 2.31  

Decile values (1 = highest) apply only to State-level data. Numbers may not sum because of rounding.

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